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  • Drinking in America: Our Secret History
  • Susan Cheever
  • 06 March 2018
  • 1455513865

About the Author: Susan Cheever

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10 thoughts on “Drinking in America: Our Secret History

  1. Andrew Andrew says:

    Drinking in America: Our Secret History MOBI ´ in drinking kindle, america book, secret download, history free, Drinking in mobile, America Our mobile, Drinking in America Our Secret Historyin America Our epub, Drinking in America Our Secret History eBookThere are a lot of interesting theories here, but they re mostly conjecture and extrapolated from very little real evidence It s also sloppily written, frequently repeating the same phrases or bits of information, breaking chronology in confusing ways, and burying important information in service of Cheever s theories which are fairly clearly founded in her adherence to Alcoholics Anonymous I really wanted to enjoy this, but I found it very difficult and I really can t recommend it.

  2. Richard McMahon Richard McMahon says:

    Drinking in America: Our Secret History MOBI ´ in drinking kindle, america book, secret download, history free, Drinking in mobile, America Our mobile, Drinking in America Our Secret Historyin America Our epub, Drinking in America Our Secret History eBookThis is a good book, entertaining and well written But I m sure Susan Cheever would agree that, as a historian, her first duty is to the facts A factual error, even if minor and not related to the central premise, creates a red flag, and is apt to make the reader view the rest of the work with suspicion Unfortunately, Ms Cheever makes se

  3. Bandit Bandit says:

    Drinking in America: Our Secret History MOBI ´ in drinking kindle, america book, secret download, history free, Drinking in mobile, America Our mobile, Drinking in America Our Secret Historyin America Our epub, Drinking in America Our Secret History eBookI love thematic histories There is just something really awesome about having a cohesive thread connecting the individual stories eras, etc This is my second thematic history of US and the first good one, the other one connected through guns, which is arguably just as American Or not At least not according to this book, which makes drinking seemAmerican than guns, baseball and peanut butter together Cheever, who has an impressive pedigree as both writer and drinker, starts with the pi I love thematic histories There is just something really awesome about having a cohesive thread connecting the individual stories eras, etc This is my second thematic history of US and the first good one, the other one connected through guns, which is arguably just as American Or not At least not according to this book, which makes drinking seemAmerican than guns, baseball and peanut butter together Cheever, who has an impressive pedigree as both writer and dr

  4. Cathie Cathie says:

    Drinking in America: Our Secret History MOBI ´ in drinking kindle, america book, secret download, history free, Drinking in mobile, America Our mobile, Drinking in America Our Secret Historyin America Our epub, Drinking in America Our Secret History eBookThis wasabout alcoholics than about America s secret history about drinking in America Of course the only chapter I appreciated was The Writer s Vice.

  5. Karla Karla says:

    Drinking in America: Our Secret History MOBI ´ in drinking kindle, america book, secret download, history free, Drinking in mobile, America Our mobile, Drinking in America Our Secret Historyin America Our epub, Drinking in America Our Secret History eBookCheever definitely has a bias and a narrow focus, based on her family and personal history, and her upfrontedness about it helps the reader keep things in perspective There were moments where I thought, Well, you could look at it this way.OR another way, but Cheever s slant that nearly everything momentous in American history was done through the bottom of a glass got a bit wearisome after awhile One could also surmise that a lot of things were done in a certain way because the actors inv Cheever definitely has a bias and a narrow focus, based on her family and personal

  6. Nick Guzan Nick Guzan says:

    Drinking in America: Our Secret History MOBI ´ in drinking kindle, america book, secret download, history free, Drinking in mobile, America Our mobile, Drinking in America Our Secret Historyin America Our epub, Drinking in America Our Secret History eBookInteresting and concise history of America s boozy past, filled with fascinating stories and anecdotes that propel this brisk book along from the Mayflower landing to today Who knew the U.S was at its most drunken during the colonial era and the Revolution Susan Cheever explores the fascinating mindset of these oldest of American imbibers who saw alcohol as a gift from god but believed drunkenness to be submitting to the devil Each small town started with a saloon and ended with a schoolhou Interesting and concise history of America s boozy past, filled with fascinating stories and anecdotes that propel this brisk book along from the Mayflower landing to today Who knew the U.S was at its most drunken during the colonial era and the Revolution Susan Cheever explores the fascinating mindset of these oldest of American imbibers who saw alcohol as a gift from god but believed drunkenness to be submitting to the devil Ea

  7. Susan Susan says:

    Drinking in America: Our Secret History MOBI ´ in drinking kindle, america book, secret download, history free, Drinking in mobile, America Our mobile, Drinking in America Our Secret Historyin America Our epub, Drinking in America Our Secret History eBookGiven my background as an addictions counselor and child of an alcoholic family this book resonated with me deeply.When you think about it how could alcohol NOT be a part of US history and have an impact on key decisions and events over time It is simply not possi

  8. Lynn Lynn says:

    Drinking in America: Our Secret History MOBI ´ in drinking kindle, america book, secret download, history free, Drinking in mobile, America Our mobile, Drinking in America Our Secret Historyin America Our epub, Drinking in America Our Secret History eBookThis book is just awful The author is relentless in attributing alcohol to every part of our history Apparently our forefathers were a bunch of inebriated sots The way she describes the American Revolution and the influence of alcohol on it, it s a wonder that we aren t still singing G d Save the Queen I gave this book 3 chapters and gave up She has a clear agenda and it colors her POV It would also be nice if she could put a coherent sentence together Some of her sentences are just a j This book is just awful The author is relentless in attributing alcohol t

  9. Margaret Sankey Margaret Sankey says:

    Drinking in America: Our Secret History MOBI ´ in drinking kindle, america book, secret download, history free, Drinking in mobile, America Our mobile, Drinking in America Our Secret Historyin America Our epub, Drinking in America Our Secret History eBookI was expecting a transcendent history like Last Call, but this is popular scandal nothing new here about taverns in the Revolution, Johnny Appleseed and cider, alcoholism in the Adams family, just an assembly of stories without the so what I especially wanted some analysis of the Mad Men Era of multi martini lunches as business status, but got anecdotes about Joe McCarthy as a mean drunk.

  10. Chris Chris says:

    Drinking in America: Our Secret History MOBI ´ in drinking kindle, america book, secret download, history free, Drinking in mobile, America Our mobile, Drinking in America Our Secret Historyin America Our epub, Drinking in America Our Secret History eBookIt was certainly engaging, but the evidence to support her theories were dubious Also, I found a number of fact errors Ulysses S Grant was not 5 foot 2 sprinkled throughout which further eroded my trust in her.

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